CMF / CRF Details

CMF ID: 5149

Provide a raised median

Description:

Prior Condition: Two-way left-turn lane

Category: Access management

Study: Before-and-after safety study of roadways Where new medians have been added, Alluri et al., 2012

 
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Crash Modification Factor (CMF)
Value: 0.783
Adjusted Standard Error:
Unadjusted Standard Error: 0.037
Crash Reduction Factor (CRF)
Value: 21.7   (This value indicates a decrease in crashes)
Adjusted Standard Error:
Unadjusted Standard Error: 3.7
Applicability
Crash Type: All
Crash Severity: O (property damage only)
Roadway Types: Principal Arterial Other
Number of Lanes: 4 to 6
Road Division Type: Divided by TWLTL
Speed Limit:
Area Type: Urban and suburban
Traffic Volume:
Average Traffic Volume: 37578 Annual Average Daily Traffic (AADT)
Time of Day: All
If countermeasure is intersection-based
Intersection Type:
Intersection Geometry:
Traffic Control:
Major Road Traffic Volume:
Minor Road Traffic Volume:
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Development Details
Date Range of Data Used: 2003 to 2010
Municipality:
State: FL
Country: USA
Type of Methodology Used: Simple before/after
Sample Size (crashes): 1009 crashes before, 755 crashes after
Other Details
Included in Highway Safety Manual? No
Date Added to Clearinghouse: Aug-01-2013
Comments: -On high-speed arterials (speed limit of either 45, 50, or 55 mph)